Nets star Kyrie Irving could sit out the rest of the season if not traded, a source told The New York Post.
And Brooklyn plans to keep him sidelined until a trade is finalised, according to reports.
Despite what could be viewed as leverage plays by both sides and posturing about who is in charge, it could be a while until Irving is seen in a Nets uniform again. If ever.
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While ESPN reported that Irving is set to sit out the final 32 games of what could be a championship season, a well-placed source familiar with the situation told The Post that the All-Star point guard has not yet made up his mind whether to take that nuclear option.
But it is clearly being discussed.
“We haven’t decided yet,” said the…